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Ilum Experience Home

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   El Salvador 5726, Buenos Aires C1414BQH, Argentina (Palermo)
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Ranked #27 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
worldexplorer53 New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Our introduction to a summer celebration vacation started at this outstanding hotel in Palermo. The location was within an easy walk to great restaurants and bus stops that opened our explorations of BA. From the moment we stepped through the door we were greeted and treated like special friends. Having traveled throughout the world, my wife and I have experienced... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Just 12 rooms, each one quite beautiful and well laid out. The lobby and breakfast room are exquisite, with layered stones creating a 3-story high wall, plus glass and water everywhere. The dining area faces a lovely walled in garden and the included breakfast is indeed bountiful. I wish I had asked what kind of pillows they offer, as I... More

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Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I can really recommend this very nice and small hotel. It is close to everything but anyhow a quite place in this noisy city. The hotel staff is also really nice and very helpful! We had a perfect time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stayed in the Ilum from 10th to the 14th October as the first stop on a trip to Argentina and Brazil. Here's the good, the better and the best about this small boutique hotel. Staff: they were very helpful at all times, especially when it mattered. Having arrived off an early morning flight tired and in need of some rest... More

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Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Ilum is a new Hotel in Palermo, a fashion neighborhood in Buenos Aires. All the staff are excellent and always ready to help in everything you need, including call for taxi, booking shows and more, without charge you extra money. Apartaments are excellent, new and very confortable. There is a bathtub and little panoramic lift. The breakfast is amazing and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

First of all is important to understand that so called boutique hotels in Argentina are not of the standard of boutique hotels in other locations. Most are basically bigger versions of overpriced bed and breakfasts, usually you can get a 5 star big chain hotel in BA for less. The good (this is why it gets all the nice reviews):... More

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Malibu, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

A small, intimate hotel in a walkable area of Palermo Hollywood. Shops and restaurants all within walking distance, including Palermo Soho attractions. The hotel, and the surrounding area, is currently undergoing some renovation, especially in the garden side, but I didn't find any of this bothersome. The hotel staff were very friendly and bilingual. Free wifi too.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a small 16 room hotel in the Hollywood Palermo district of Buenos Aires. I had the best sleep of the year in this hotel. The beds and sheets are A+. The breakfast is fabulous. A mixture of local pastries, fresh fruits, yogurt and cereal, coffee, juice, and eggs and lattes made to order! Thank you Carolina! We held... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

We spent four fantastic days in this very pleasant boutique hotel. The location in Palermo is excellent and the hotel has a very relaxing atmosphere. The service was impeccable and very friendly. Thanks to Gustavo and Carolina that made our week in Argentina a true pleasure. We will come back.

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We stayed at Ilum during Christmas Holidays and were very nicely surprised with everything: location (many great cafés and restaurants around), beautiful modern design of the hotel and great staff. We did not notice anything that we did not like. The hotel was very clean, breakfast was amazing and the staff was so helpful in everything - explaining what to... More

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Address: El Salvador 5726, Buenos Aires C1414BQH, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #27 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ilum Experience Home 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The importance of a first step is that it would mark the way we are heading. That's why choosing Ilum is understanding that our reality doesn't nourish itself from our yesterday or our tomorrow, today is forever today, it is here and now where I choose to be. Ilum is a place with no pressures, a place where we found that the most important thing is to allow ourselves to enjoy of the best, what we receive in life is a consequence of what we give, that is why in Ilum experience home what we give is our priority. ... more   less 
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